Libraries Face Challenge To Balance Public Access, Security
BOSTON - MAY 20: Valuable prints have been reported missing or misfiled from the Copley Square branch of the Boston Public Library. The Special Collections Lobby, where someone would have to check out something for viewing, is photographed on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Boston Globe—Boston Globe via Getty Images

How to Transform Libraries Into the Next Great Startup Incubators

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1. Libraries should be the next great startup incubators. (From March 10, 2015)

By Emily Badger in CityLab

2. The divorce rate is falling. Here’s why that’s bad news for some Americans. (From March 17, 2015)

By Sharadha Bain in the Washington Post

3. Can we truly redesign the experience of death? (From March 24, 2015)

By Jon Mooallem in California Sunday

4. High schools can boost grades by banning mobile phones. (From May 18, 2015)

By Jamie Doward in the Guardian

5. Learning from the past: A thousand year-old Anglo Saxon remedy was just proven effective against hospital superbug MRSA. (From April 1, 2015)

By Clare Wilson in New Scientist

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.


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